The Department of Computer Science at the University of Kentucky invites applications for the position of Lecturer. This position is a non-tenure track faculty position on a renewable one-year contract; appointments are nine-month, renewable with a start date of August 1, 2020. Longer contracts may be offered upon successful completion of initial assignments.
Duties will include teaching a broad range of undergraduate courses (but not First Year Engineering courses), holding office hours, grading, supervision of teaching assistants and development of course materials. Multiple sections of lecture and laboratory courses will be offered each semester.
Applicants should have strong written and oral communication skills and a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. Lecturer positions do not have required research responsibility; however interest in research will be viewed favorably. Lecturer applicants should hold at least a Master's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, and a PhD is preferred. Successful candidates will be expected to have prior relevant teaching and/or industry experience.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications must include the following: a letter of application (upload under cover letter) a curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching philosophy (upload under Specific Request 1); as well as the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system in advanced rounds of the interview process.
Questions should be directed to Diane Mier (firstname.lastname@example.org) in the department of Computer Science. Please note that, to be considered an applicant, applications must be submitted through the UK Jobs site.
The University of Kentucky is located in the heart of the Bluegrass Region, one of the top ranked areas in the country for quality of life. Additional information regarding the Department and the University are found at http://www.uky.edu.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Masters in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
Required Related Experience:
Prior relevant teaching and/or industry experience.
Required License/Registration/Certification :
PhD in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.